Effects of Child Abuse on Disabled Children

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"Child Abuse." Child Abuse 21.1 (2012): 24-40. Web. 20 Oct. 2010.
Kirsten Stalker and Katherine McArthur deals with the fact that disabled children face child abuse more than their non-disabled peers. It also states the fact that disabled and non-disabled children should be protected from harmful situations. For example, children who fall into the situation of being molested by adults need to be protected from this kind of treatment. This kind of problem is very common in countries like Britain and the United States and some other countries that have not been reported. The article illustrates the different types of abuses Disabled and non-disabled children are likely to face; examples are physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. Children who are abused go through difficult times in the future and they also have problems building relationship with other people than those who were not abused.
Kirsten stalker is a professor of disability studies. She graduated from strathclyde University in New York in English literature. She worked with people who have learning disabilities and in 1991 she moved social work research Centre at Stirling university, and in 2006 she moved to Strathclyde University for a research focused post. She also worked at the Norah Fry Research Centre at university of Bristol for several years, where disabled children and people with learning…
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